An Earthling's Guide to Outer Space

An Earthling's Guide to Outer Space

Book - 2019
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Beloved science commentator Bob McDonald takes us on a tour of our galaxy, unraveling the mysteries of the universe and helping us navigate our place among the stars.

How big is our galaxy? Is there life on those distant planets? Are we really made of star dust? And where do stars even come from?

In An Earthling's Guide to Outer Space , we finally have the answers to all those questions and more. With clarity, wisdom, and a great deal of enthusiasm, McDonald explores the curiosities of the big blue planet we call home as well as our galactic neighbours--from Martian caves to storm clouds on Jupiter to the nebulae at the far end of the universe.

So if you're pondering how to become an astronaut, or what dark matter really is, or how an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, look no further. Through a captivating mix of stories, experiments, and illustrations, McDonald walks us through space exploration past and present, and reveals what we can look forward to in the future.

An Earthling's Guide to Outer Space is sure to satisfy science readers of all ages, and to remind us earthbound terrestrials just how special our place in the universe truly is.
Publisher: Toronto :, Simon & Schuster Canada,, 2019
Edition: Simon & Schuster Canada edition
ISBN: 9781982106850
1982106859
Characteristics: x, 225 pages :,illustrations

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Matthew412
Feb 28, 2020

Lots of interesting facts. Though I didn't like the writing style, I did enjoy the wealth of information provided.

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ayntema thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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